Tag: Richard Dudman

Dudman looks back at Pol Pot

WILLIAM H. FREIVOGEL / Richard Dudman, the chief Washington Correspondent for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in the 1970s, almost died in Cambodia - twice. Now, at age 97, he looks back at his reporting and says he may have been too easy on Pol Pot - the murderous dictator of Cambodia.

Dudman turns 95: A reflection on a great American reporter

BY WILLIAM H. FREIVOGEL / Richard Dudman, the former chief Washington correspondent of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, turned 95 on May 3. I don’t believe in heroes, but Richard Dudman is my hero. So many reporters and editors get tired, burned out or cynical. Not Dudman. He never has lost his love for